The Hofmeyr Skull is a Homo sapiens specimen that evolutionists claim to have lived 37,000 years ago found in 1952. It was found over fifty years ago near the town of Hofmeyr, in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.
Evolution and Creation view
The difference between the evolution view and the creation view on this is the timing. A study of scientists led by Frederick Grine at Stone Brook University In New York has estimated the skull's age to 36,200 ± 3,200 years old. Young earth creationists evidently did not agree with this timing (see: Dating methods).
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- Grine, Fe; Bailey, Rm; Harvati, K; Nathan, Rp; Morris, Ag; Henderson, Gm; Ribot, I; Pike, Aw (Jan 2007). "Late Pleistocene human skull from Hofmeyr, South Africa, and modern human origins". Science 315 (5809): 226–9. Bibcode 2007Sci...315..226G. ISSN 0036-8075. PMID 17218524.